Company: Great Western Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Position: Director of Sales
Born: November 8 in Davenport, IA
Years in industry: 1/1
Family: Wife, Pam (34 years); twin daughters, Lauren and Alyson; son, Grant; grandchildren, Nora, Laney, and Owen
Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in finance/marketing, University of Iowa, Iowa City.
Favorite hobbies/interests: Golf, hunting, reading, family time, and gun/sporting ranges.
Favorite sports teams/athletes: Iowa Hawkeyes, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, and Kyle Busch.
Favorite place to eat on the road: Gallagher’s Steak House, New York City, New York, and The Majestic Restaurant and Jazz Club, Kansas City, MO.
Favorite vacation spot: Negril, Jamaica; Florida Keys; Outer Banks, NC.
Best mentor: So many mentors, one in particular are my children. They taught me the true meaning of happiness, patience, inspiration, dedication, time management, and instead of saying no, I asked them, “Convince me why you need it.”